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IOM 14th October Race 7

Seven competitors took part in today's race event. After a couple of 10 minute postponments, Wilson set the fleet a short triangular course which was to be completed within a fifteen minute window. Following an early comfort break, there appeared enough of a breeze to lengthen the existing course:- Start OR/W - (8 - OR - W) x 2 Fin' 5/8. A mixed bag of fortunes was hadacross the width of the lake, on windward beats, both to #8 and to the finish. After six races with one concessionary discard result, as per 'Appendix A', the morning's podium honours go to:-

1st Place - JB helming #80, 2nd - RD sailing #15, 3rd - MC and his scratch-built #169.



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As I thought it may be appropriate ............................ Here is a short poem called Drifting, from a diminutive publication

from around 1930, of fifty favourite poems


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